Senior Dental Officer

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Who We Are

Medibank’s Garrison Health Services (GHS) delivers a national integrated healthcare service to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Through Medibank’s extensive network GHS provides access to seamless quality healthcare to over 80 000 uniformed ADF personnel from point of injury or illness to recovery. The GHS team manages and coordinates over 1100 on-base primary healthcare experts, over 4000 medical specialists, 255 hospitals and over 8000 allied health professionals working in collaboration across all states.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a casual senior dentists to join our on base teams in the area. These vacancies have the opportunity to lead into permanent, full-time positions. Please note that the role will offer the opportunity to work interstate. The Senior Dentist is responsible for the overall professional management of a dental facility with a significant role in mentoring and teaching.  They will have advanced skills and experience in areas of clinical treatment that aligns with the service delivery to Entitled Personnel in accordance with Defence Policies and Procedures. 

As a Senior Dentist you will be required to perform a variety of clinical and administrative tasks including but not limited to:

  • Emergency dental treatment;
  • Dental examinations, reviews and referrals;
  • Routine dental treatment including endodontics, periodontal treatment, prosthodontics and minor oral surgery as necessary;
  • Liaise with other military and civilian dental and health professionals in relation to patient clinical care needs as required;
  • Provide administrative leadership within the dental facility;
  • Co-ordinate the implementation of Business Plan requirements for the dental facility;
  • Provide periodic audit and reporting as required for clinical and corporate governance

About You

As Senior Dentist you will hold full and unconditional registration as a Dentist in Australia with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Authority (AHPRA).

Other Qualifications include:

  • Current licence to operate ionising radiation apparatus where required by AHPRA and relevant State legislation;
  • A minimum of 6 years full-time post-graduate clinical experience;
  • Post-graduate qualifications equivalent to ADF CL3 requirements (clinical graduate diploma or FRACDS);
  • Current first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification;
  • Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver a high
  • standard of care to patients and work independently in a health facility;
  • Demonstration of management skills including leadership, rostering, staff development and conflict resolution; and
  • Complete the Qualified Assessment (QA) Course: The Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (4 module requirement)

What We Offer

In return for your hard work we offer a range of great benefits, including subsidised private health insurance, travel and pet insurance. Furthermore, we take the health and wellbeing of our employees seriously encouraging wellbeing at all levels of life.

Medibank is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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